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   Friday April 2, 2010 | Spotlight on Software Selection | Vol.3 Issue 39
13 Ways to Avoid an ERP Implementation Disaster

It's easy to blame the vendor when an enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation goes south, but in almost every case the client bears some responsibility too. So here is TEC Analyst Gabriel Gheorghiu's list of all the different things you, the client, can do to avoid an ERP implementation failure.

Making complex decisions based on past experience, gut feeling, and information scattered about the organization can spell trouble, or worse—disaster. If you've ever considered using a decision support system (DSS), but were afraid of losing control of the decision-making process, relax. That's just a DSS myth—one of three we dispel for you.

And finally...

TEC Principal Analyst PJ Jakovljevic wraps up his three-part examination of the burgeoning global service sector with a look at why achieving consistently high customer service is not an easy feat.

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Featured White Papers
SAP The Road to BI Success
Oracle Enterprise Applications: The Cost of Keeping Current. Or Not
Sage Avoiding Costly Fines: A 2010 Guide to Compliance Mandates
Plex Systems 10 Critical Questions to Ask a Manufacturing ERP Vendor
Infor Manage Your Workforce like the Asset That It Is
Technology Evaluation Centers TEC Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer's Guide
IBM ROI Evaluation Report: IBM Cognos Software
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Market News

Plex Online Demo Available for Motor Vehicle and Medical Device Manufacturers at Free April Webinars

Auburn Hills, MICH -- Plex Systems, Inc., provider of top-rated ERP software for manufacturers, today announced the availability of live demonstrations of Plex Online's comprehensive ERP solution for motor vehicle manufacturers on Tuesday, April 6, 2010 from 2 to 3 P.M. ET and medical device manufacturers on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 from 2 to 3 P.M. ET.

These industry-specific events offer manufacturers an opportunity to explore Plex Online as they would use it in their day-to-day operations.

Webcasts / Live Events / Podcasts
Live Events
Title Date Time Presenter  
Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit 2010
all day
Gartner Register
Gartner Master Data Management Summit
all day
Gartner Register
CLOUD EVENT: SharePoint, MS CRM, Salesforce.com, Avaya
8:15 AM - 2:00 PM
C5 Insight Register
2010 APICS International Conference & Expo
all day
APICS Register

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